How to form the plural in Esperanto

How to form the plural in Esperanto

You want to learn how to use the plural in Esperanto? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Esperanto lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Esperanto.

Esperanto nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. The plural in Esperanto is generally formed by adding '-oj' to the end of the word.

Examples

la amikoj
friends
la knaboj
boys
la knabinoj
girls
seĝoj
chairs
la viroj
men
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Esperanto is estimated to be spoken as a learned language by somewhere between 100,000 and a million people worldwide. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Esperanto would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Step 5 : The plural in Esperanto

The plural is important in Esperanto when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns libro, seĝo and pordo (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are la libroj, seĝoj and pordoj. Now learn how to use each of these Esperanto plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are la libroj, la seĝoj and la pordoj (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Esperanto plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of libro, seĝo and pordo, you can move on to Step 6 (Esperanto demonstrative pronouns).

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